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FirstEnergy Corp.

Sr / Staff Business Analyst (Transmission Continuous Improvement) - Multiple Locations # 6981

FirstEnergy Corp. - Akron, OH



Job Description
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.FirstEnergy About the Opportunity This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU] **There is more than one opportunity available** The Business Analyst leads the Transmission Continuous Improvement (CI) function, sets the strategy for CI implementation, assists with identification of CI projects and decision making, facillitates process improvement sessions, documents process improvement requirements, communicates process improvement efforts and projects, and conducts regular CI round table meetings.  CI activities are primarily focused on transmission project delivery process, but may also extend to other Transmission functions. Responsible for coordinating development and maintainence of Business Plans across Transmission. Provides oversight of other functions such as maintenance and administration of Transmission Project Lifecycle Management Process (PLMP), analyzing PLMP performance against goals, establishing, maintaining and reporting PLMP Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and  administering and ensuring application of project lessons learned. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills, have demonstrated ability to build relationships with stakeholders, and have a demonstrate history of implementing sustained improvements in industry using CI techniques. Responsibilities: Working with executive leadership, set strategy for CI project identification, prioritization, development and implementation in alignment with strategic goals.  Drive change Promote CI project identification, development and implementation within Transmission functional areas Create CI project plans, and guide CI staff and other stakeholders Schedule, facillitate and conduct cross-functional process improvement sessions (CI roundtable meetings) Train and guide personnel on use of Six Sigma, Lean and other CI techniques Coordinate with functional area personnel to identify, review and gain approval for process improvements Review proposed PLMP changes and coordinate approval of changes with PLMP process owner Review and publish monthly and ad-hoc reports on process improvements  Coordinate with Tranmission departments to develop, publish, update and communicate the annual Transmission Business Plan Oversee analysis of PLMP performance against goals Oversee the establishment, maintainenance, and reporting of PLMP KPIs Oversee administration and ensuring application of project lessons learned Conducts analyses to determine the root causes of issues Qualifications Four year degree in a related discipline, with a minimum 10 years professional work experience is preferred. An advanced degree or professional certification is preferred.  In lieu of a degree, 13 years of direct, related experience will be considered. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Math, Science or a related technical field is preferred Experience applying CI practices in industry is required Six Sigma / Lean certification from a recognized granting authority is highly desired Prior experience with root cause analysis is desired Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills Experience in process/project development, planning/analysis, and performance reporting is desired Exceptional relationship management, leadership, teamwork, and managerial skills are required Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and the ability to lead others in achieving goal. Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time. Safety Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards. Position Classification Exempt    FirstEnergy Human Resources TeamFirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.

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Sr / Staff Business Analyst (Transmission Continuous Improvement) - Multiple Locations # 6981 FirstEnergy Corp. - Akron, OH, United States

   

Location: Akron, OH

Company Profile:
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 20,000 megawatts.